Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +701/707 ft
Total: 51 riders
Mountain Biking South Mills River Trail
#316 of 534 mountain bike trails in North Carolina
#11,430 in the world
This is an easy out-and-back trail that follows the South Fork Mills River with several swinging bridge crossings that leads to the site of the old Cantrell Lodge. From the trail head, the left side trail down to the river is steep and technical.
First added by RJen on Apr 7, 2012. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: unknown
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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From Bent Creek Rd. and Hwy 191, go SE about 8 miles through Mills River and turn SW on Hwy 280 for 15 miles to Turkeypen Rd. The trail head is 1 mile up Turkeypen Rd. This road is deeply rutted and a high centered vehicle is recommended, otherwise park at the bottom and allow room for the school bus to turn around.
From Brevard and the intersection of Hwy 64 and Hwy 280, drive NE on 280 for 6 miles to Turkeypen Rd.